Record Details

NHER Number:18622
Type of record:Monument
Name:World War Two crash site


A World War Two Lancaster bomber crashed here on a training flight in 1944. The plane belonged to 15 Squadron from RAF Mildenhall. The site was excavated in 1982.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 679 908
Map Sheet:TL69SE

Full description

1944. Crash site.
Lancaster of 15 Squadron from RAF Mildenhall, crashed on training flight. Excavated by Anglian Aeronautical Preservation Society 1982.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 18 January 1983

Monument Types

  • AIRCRAFT (World War Two - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1982. Society digs up wartime Lancaster. 25 November.

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